Personal Letter on Illness

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Date September 4, 1798
Author Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Philadelphia
Recipient Name Solomon Van Rensselaer (primary)
Summary Letter, alludes to epidemics.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Solomon Van Rensselaen; Samuel Hodgdon; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords morning; letter; one you mention to have previously written has not yet to hand; trouble you have had in the business; more acceptable compensation; all is gloom is here; your city has also been visited; things seem to be all against us; we must wait; my family is well; expect to see you.;
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Philadelphia 4th September 1798
Dear Sir -
This morning I received your letter of the 8th instant - the one you mention to have previously written has not got to hand. Supreme thanks Sir, for the trouble you have had in the business - until in kind I can make you a more acceptable compensation.
All is gloom is here - and I have heard your City has also been visited these things seem to be all against us - but we must wait the event - My family is well - when you come to this City I shall expect to see you 'till then adieu -
Your very sincerely
Samuel Hodgdon
Captain S Van Rensselaen